Ludum Dare 31
December 5th-8th, 2014

Ludum Dare 20

April 29th-May 2nd, 2011
Theme: It’s Dangerous to go Alone! Take this!

More Info: Ludum Dare 20 Has Begun! (Keynote), Theme Voting Results.

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Tornado - devinmoore - Competition Entry

Theme alignment: it is dangerous out there, so get the hell into the basement if you want to survive. Tested with IE and Firefox.

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Ratings

#204Coolness1%
#205Humor2.03
#258Community1.76
#261Graphics2.00
#271Innovation1.88
#280Audio1.24
#280Fun1.61
#281Theme1.37
#284Overall1.56

Comments

AyCe says ...
May 1, 2011 @ 6:44pm

There is a syntax error in your html doc (font color white must close). And I can't play on Firefox? (Space does not work)

Dmurph says ...
May 2, 2011 @ 3:11am

I'm sorry but I don't see the point....lol

SonnyBone says ...
May 2, 2011 @ 3:39am

I'm a hoss. I was able to stand right in the middle of the tornado!

devinmoore says ...
May 2, 2011 @ 11:06am

I see that in firefox on ubuntu 11.04 the keys don't work, on windows it works, I'm not sure what the issue is.

devinmoore says ...
May 2, 2011 @ 11:10am

I also hear it works OK on mac OS, so it must just be something goofy with the new linux version... ill look at fixing it for the post-ld version.

devinmoore says ...
May 2, 2011 @ 11:14am

You might be too young to remember the old Mac DA mini games, but this is modeled after what I remember from those. Hopefully if you saw me in the keynote booting the mac, you got the idea that my game might be like this.

devinmoore says ...
May 2, 2011 @ 11:21am

Found a bug where in a certain scenario the tornado doesn't hit you when it should, but I can fix it in post-ld version.

May 2, 2011 @ 2:07pm

Funny, and educational!

Congrats on clearing the LD48!

Kvisle says ...
May 2, 2011 @ 8:27pm

Works fine in Linux for me. Using Google Chrome in Ubuntu 10.10.

Orangy Tang says ...
May 2, 2011 @ 9:55pm

Doesn't get past the 'press space to start' on OSX in either Chrome or Safari. :(

athanazio says ...
May 3, 2011 @ 1:58am

don't work for me tried on firefox and safari, the main screen loads, then I clicked on the applet and after pressed space nothing happens :(

jsmars says ...
May 3, 2011 @ 7:13pm

dont really get it, either I survive or I dont, doesn't make a difference?

TellusE says ...
May 4, 2011 @ 10:59am

The black/white graphical style worked out pretty nicely.

But - uhm - am I doing something completely wrong or is it "just" running to the basement and surviving or plain old dying?

Rikkard says ...
May 5, 2011 @ 4:55am

Had to reload in FF 4.0.1 for it to start properly.
Ran to the basement to wait for tornado to destroy house and it turned around, so I decided to go alone and fight the tornado. I think I won?

May 5, 2011 @ 10:28pm

Well, not bad for only 3 hours of work :) And the visual aspect was striking enough. Hope to see what you can come up with next time around with a bit more time !

ryantouk says ...
May 7, 2011 @ 1:54am

The clouds and tornado actually look pretty stylish... the look is cool, if only the character wasn't a spread-eagle stick figure!

elbowroom says ...
May 9, 2011 @ 3:02am

Hehe, interesting. I think it needs an online score board.

Endurion says ...
May 13, 2011 @ 6:46am

Doesn't work in FF for me, doesn't display anything. On IE the java plugin is fucked up and doesn't even load properly (the latter is not your fault).

mjb67 says ...
May 19, 2011 @ 11:24pm

Intriguing I csn imagine other levels. Could have done with some sound and and some sort of scoring mechanic I think

mwest says ...
May 22, 2011 @ 8:35am

Not bad for 3 hours - well done! Needs some more work to really become a game though...

Blodyavenger says ...
May 22, 2011 @ 8:23pm

Maybe that tornado could use some animation and the game could have a timer! :D
You put quite some smile on my face with that game actuly, well done on LD48 ;)

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